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St Lucia Development

Where St Lucia Is Planning a New Development Push

 St Lucia has its eye on a new development push, this time focused on the southern portion of the island. The announcement was made by St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy during her recent Throne Speech. “Government has already …

Jamaica

Jamaica’s Latest Green Push

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has quietly headed toward the forefront of the Caribbean’s green energy industry. The latest step is the new $89 million, 36.3-megawatt wind farm project in St Elizabeth.. Jamaica is “ripe for foreign investment,” said …

How Aruba Is Improving Local Tourism Awareness

 How Aruba Is Improving Local Tourism Awareness By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) is ramping up its national awareness campaign, “Duna Aruba e miho Dibo,” which translates to “Give Aruba the Best You Can Be.” Using buses …

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 A new entrepreneurship drive in Guyana By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of Guyana has announced plans to promote small business and entrepreneurship opportunities throughout the country. Guyana Minister of Business and Investment, Dominic Gaskin (above), presented this plan this …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia is working on a new program that will directly link its communities with tourism development. The Ministry of Tourism, Heritage, and Creative Industries has teamed up with The Visitor Channel …

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue announced a series of new promotions and appointments to its leadership team on Monday. The moves include the promotion of Mike Elliott to executive vice president for people; Jeff Martin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The involvement and commitment of the private sector are “essential” to achieving the Caribbean Community’s growth and development agenda, according to CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. LaRocque made the address speaking to the Annual …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will have to produce more original products and create more attractions to grab a greater share of regional tourism, according to Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel. The Minister, who was addressing …

 Above: Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s government is continuing its push to achieve energy independence by the year 2020. The government announced Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with BYD Company Limited on a zero-carbon …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning a series of “major initiatives” in the area of sustainable energy this year, according to Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. The Governor General, who was speaking this week …